EVENTS & NEWS
Friday Night Wine & Outdoor Music Series — July 28th — 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
High energy, original music you can dance to and walk away whistling the melody. Eclectic, sophisticated rock / popular music with a beat and a strong melody. We are a good time band of seasoned players that will liven up any room.
- Brian Swan – lead vocals, rhythm guitar
- Rico Salas – saxophone
- Paul Turnipseed – lead guitar, vocals
- David Clayton – bass guitar
- Mark Thomas – keyboards, vocals
- Dan Weaver – drums, vocals
Mark your calendar for these upcoming performances:
• August 4th — Broadway Phil & The Shouters
• August 11th — The Evening Shades
• August 18th — Mercy
• August 25th — Robbie Dacosta Band
Wednesday Evening Wine & Music Series — August 2nd — 5:30 pm
Join us on August 2nd from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm in the tasting room for our very own Wednesday Evening Wine & Music Series featuring The Rogue Rage Duo.
Steen & Hallie from Butcher & Baker Catering will be serving some of the best food in the valley.
Veraison…When Grapes Turn Red
One of the most important moments in a grapevine’s annual lifecycle is the onset of ripening, when the grapes turn from green to red and naturally begin to sweeten. The French call this process veraison. Veraison also occurs in white grapes, but without the color changes–white grapes simply become more translucent.
RoxyAnn Winery at Country Crossings Music Festival — July 27th to 30th
RoxyAnn Winery is the exclusive provider of wine at the Country Crossings Music Festival. Have a ticket? Visit us for a glass or two while you listen to some of the best country music headliners and soon to be upcoming country music stars. We are located across the way from the Boxcar Stage next to the Q100.3 tent.
Insulated Wine Tote Now Available in the Tasting Room
It’s all about the glitz and glamour, darling! Stay fashionable and on trend with this gorgeous insulated aqua wine purse, designed to store your favorite boxed wine as well as your on the go essentials – from sunglasses to makeup to that page-turning beach read that everyone’s talking about. Simply stash the wine in the bottom compartment, compile your must-have accessories and hit the road!
- Fits a 3L box/bladder comfortably
- Pebbled, insulated faux leather
- Includes Keyfab bottle opener keychain
Available in Aqua & Black (more colors arriving soon). Stop by the tasting room today.
Featured Artist — July 2017
Dana Feagin is our featured artist this month. Stop by the tasting room to meet Dana on Friday, July 14th from 4 to 8 pm. Enjoy LIVE music featuring Blue Lightning Dance band from 6 to 8 pm ($10 cover charge).
Dana Feagin is an award-winning oil painter using her art to raise money for animal charity. During the month of July at RoxyAnn Winery, 100% of Dana’s art sales profits will be donated to Sanctuary One in Jacksonville. Dana is a board member for Sanctuary One, a volunteer with Friends of the Animal Shelter, and an artist member with HeARTsSpeak – a global community of artists, shelter staff, rescue workers and animal advocates working together to ensure that no shelter animal goes unseen. Dana is also mom to four former shelter dogs and three adopted bunnies.
Yo Yo, RoxyAnn Peoples!!
Ok, the time has (finally) come for another Winemakers Corner. It’s called that because Fred actually does keep me in my corner. As I sit here in the Bunker (in my corner) coughing with a runny nose I wonder if I’m the only Winemaker in the World allergic to grape pollen?? (yes, actually true!)
The sun has finally come out, flowering is in full bloom (ok, bad pun!), and the vines are crying ‘Bright Light, Bright Light’ and doing their “Salutations to the Sun”!! The cool weather and small amount of rain that we’ve gotten in the last couple of weeks shouldn’t have made too much of a problem with the set. But time will tell. The vines are currently growing like proverbial weeds and we are having a hard time keeping up with their growth. We’re in the middle of moving the growing shoots into a vertical almost wall looking pattern. This is called vertical shoot positioning and gives the vines the most amount of sunlight on the leaves throughout the day. This will in turn let them mature and ripen the fruit as quickly and evenly as possible. Since we have a fairly short growing season here in Southern Oregon (and seemingly even shorter this year) we need things to progress along as smoothly as possible. Next will come shoot thinning, followed by leaf removal, suckering (I can’t make this stuff up folks!), then crop thinning and removing any clusters that don’t turn color (golden or red). And the next thing you know it will be harvest!
But between now and then we will have our BIG bottling for the year in July. So expect to see the three us looking tired and maybe a little grumpy in the middle of the month. Oh, and that Giant truck parked in the middle of the parking lot!
Take care, enjoy your Summer. Remember to include RoxyAnn in ALL your activities, and drink all you want we’ll make more!!
RoxyAnn Vintage Wine Discovery
Whenever I shop, I always visit the wine section. This past weekend I stopped in the Ruch Market. To my surprise there were a selection of 2010 Sky Hill Red and 2011 Syrah. We are currently sold out of those two vintages in the tasting room. So, the next time you are en route to the Applegate stop by the Ruch Market and visit the wine section.
Dotty’s Fresh Strawberry White Wine Cooler
A better way to cool off from the heat with a new addiiton from our wine and beverage list. Enjoy a glass of RoxyAnn White Wine combined with fresh strawberry pureé made from scratch. Ask for it by name.
4 New Wines at RoxyAnn
We are now offering 4 new vintages of our award winning wine in the tasting room; 2013 Malbec, 2013 Petite Sirah, 2013 Tempranillo, 2014 Chardonnay.
- 2013 Malbec — This wine exhibits pronounced flavors of Blueberry, blackberry, currant, mocha, earth, cedar, and sweet vanillin oak. This medium-bodied wine is rich, balanced, and soft. Silky tannins and a long persistent finish make it a wonderfully versatile food wine.
- 2013 Petite Sirah — This is a bold and balanced example of Petite Sirah. The wine exhibits all the power and concentration that defines the varietal. It shows flavors of blueberries and ripe plums, backed up with a restrained oak balance. Big, round, balanced tannins give this wine a long and full finish. This is a wine for people who like full-bodied wines.
- 2013 Tempranillo — Dense and concentrated, the 2013 RoxyAnn Tempranillo offers notes of dark raspberry fruit wrapped in leather, earth and spicy oak. The pallet offers blueberry, blackberry, candied rhubarb, all framed in sweet vanillin oak. The structure is rich and supple, with smooth polished tannins that bring balance to the persistent finish.
- 2014 Chardonnay — Polished, lively, and refined, with aromas of pretty white peach, kiwi, and green apple. Rich and powerful, with citrus-laced creamy nectarine flavors, framed in a subtle vanillin oak finish.
Vist the tasting room today for a glass!
The Cottage at Hillcrest Orchard
This historic little cottage boasts an incredible location for wine tasting and gorgeous views. Located on the grounds of the 250 acre Hillcrest Orchard Estate and RoxyAnn Winery, The Cottage will not disappoint for your next getaway!
Enjoy a complimentary wine tasting or glass of wine at the RoxyAnn Tasting Room.
“This place is a rare find for all the right reasons! Easily one of the coolest Airbnbs that I’ve stayed at. I arrived on a Friday night just in time for the live band and food truck by the tasting room. Barbara provided all the information and made sure everything was taken care of during my short stay. Make sure you get there early to taste some wine (the Malbec was my favorite). The staff are super friendly and the room is filled with witty wine quotes. Will definitely stay here again next time! PS. do NOT leave this place without getting a few bottles of wine =).”
“Terry and Barbara’s cottage was great! We went after harvest and the grounds are still beautiful. The staff in the tasting room was super friendly and even helped explain some of the wines to novice drinkers. We will definitely book this place again for our next journey through the area. Tastefully remodeled and comfortable all around!”
Claret Awarded GOLD Medal from Sunset Magazine
RoxyAnn Winery 2012 Claret was an award winner at Sunset Magazine’s 5th Annual International Wine Competition!
This year, Sunset had over 3,000 entries from the United States and around the world. The judging, held at their new Cornerstone campus on April 25 and 26, was conducted by 50 of the most respected wine experts in the West, led by honorary chairs Joel Peterson, founder and winemaker, Ravenswood; and Sara Schneider, Sunset’s Wine Editor.
RoxyAnn Joins the Bear Creek Trail of Wineries!
One of the most popular wine tasting rooms in East Medford, RoxyAnn Winery is a hotspot for events throughout the entire year as well as a relaxing place to sip some of Southern Oregon’s best wines while enjoying the view of the vineyards along the slopes of RoxyAnn Peak.
Visitors to the Bear Creek Wine Trail will now get to stamp their passports at the historic Hillcrest barn at RoxyAnn Winery.
Southern Oregon — WineEnthusiast’s Top 10 Travel Destinations
We all know the story of Oregon wine no longer begins and ends with Willamette Valley Pinot Noir. Southern Oregon has be hailed by WineEnthusiast as one of “The 10 Best Travel Destinations” in the world!
By the way, if you are wondering who is toasting a glass of bubbles in the “Where to Dine” section, it is our very own Steven Addington. It was an incredible evening of amazing food and wine spent with Eric & Julie Weisinger and friends at The Loft in downtown Ashland.
San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition 2016 Winners
From the San Francisco Chronicle, “Congratulations on your awards at the 2016 competition. We are pleased to provide you with a list of your awards winners.”
Southern Oregon Wines Love to Fly FREE!
Extended through 2017, the Oregon Wines Fly Free program allows Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan members to check one case of wine at no cost on their return flight departing from one of four Oregon airports, as well as Walla Walla, Washington. As a bonus, inbound visitors can receive complimentary tastings at any participating winery by showing their Alaska Airlines boarding passes within a week of arrival.
Membership in Alaska Airlines’ award-winning Mileage Plan is free and customers can join at www.alaskaair.com.
Jack Day | CEO & Founder
Jack has a keen ability to connect the familial roots of this business with the future of where the wine industry is headed in Southern Oregon. He has a sharp mind paired with a clever wit that makes him someone you easily want to be around. He takes an invested interest in each and every one of his employees and goes above an beyond to pay attention to individual strengths that makes each person unique.